Motherboard

This is the components of a computer

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Motherboard by Mind Map: Motherboard

1. Power Supply

1.1. AC (Alternating Current)

1.2. DC (Direct Current)

1.3. Volts 3.5;12

1.4. Connectors - 20/24 pin, Molex SATA

1.5. AT

1.6. ATX

1.7. ATX12V

1.8. EP812V

2. CPU - Central Processing Unit

2.1. LGA - Land Grid Array

2.2. PGA - Pin Grid Array

3. RAM - Random Access Memory

3.1. DDR SDRAM

3.2. DDR2 SDRAM

3.3. DDR3 SDRAM

3.4. DDR4 SDRAM

3.5. Dynamic RAM

3.6. Static RAM

4. ROM - Read Only Memory

4.1. PROM

4.2. EPROM

4.3. EEPROM

5. GPU - Graphical Processing Unit

5.1. GDDR SDRAM

6. BIOS - Basic Input/Output System

6.1. POST - Power on Self Test

6.2. UEFI - Specifies a differnet software interface for boot and runtime services.

7. Chipset - Controls how system hardware interact with the CPU and motherboard.

8. HDD - Hard Disk Drive SSD - Solid State Drive Optical Drive

9. ATX Micro ATX ITX

10. CMOS Battery - Powers Motherboard

11. PCB - Is the printed Circuit Board

12. PCI - Peripheral Computer Interconnect 32 Bit or 64 Bit

13. Northbride - Controls High Speed Access to the RAM and video card

14. Southbridge - Allows the CPU to control slower speed devices.